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OF COUNSELGlen D. Watkins

Salt Lake City Office

More than 20 years of experience in complex real estate transactions of various kinds, including the acquisition, financing and development of commercial and retail properties as well as resort properties.

Partners with real estate clients to assist them in the commercial and regulatory implications of their transactions, including related land use, government compliance and unique corporate matters.

Assists clients with business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposition and acquisition of assets, and corporate governance and finance matters.


Glen began his legal career with Jones Waldo after graduating from law school and clerking for the Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. During his career at Jones Waldo he served as the resident managing shareholder of its Washington D.C. office from 1981 to 1986.

Education and Admissions


  • University of Utah, S. J. Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D., 1975
  • Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • University of Utah, B.A., magna cum laude, with honors, 1972

Bar Admittance

1975, Utah
1981, District of Columbia and U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations
  • Utah State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors
  • Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
  • Glen has served as a member of:
  • Utah Air Travel Commission
  • Technology and Business Advisory Board of Westminster College
  • Ballet West, Board of Directors
  • YMCA of Greater Salt Lake, Board of Directors
  • Camp Kostopolous (a camp for disabled children), President
  • S.J. Quinney College of Law (University of Utah) Alumni Association, trustee and secretary
  • Utah Governor’s Commission for Women and Families, committee member in rewriting the “Utah Women and the Law” handbook Watkins_0977-640x960.jpg